The Basilica of Maxentius (also known as the Basilica Nova), which stands in the Forum Romanum, was begun in 308 by the emperor Maxentius (r. 306-12) and completed (with major modifications) by his co-emperor Constantine I (r. 306-37).
My name is David Lown and I am an art historian from Cambridge, England. Since 2001 I have lived in Italy, where I run private and
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